Alfred Campbell Garrioch was born on 10 February 1848, in Manitoba. He went to St. John's College in Winnipeg, and became a priest of the Anglican Church in 1875. A year later he was sent to the Peace River country to start a church at Fort Vermilion. He spent the next ten years of his life there.
During his time in Alberta, Garrioch translated religious books into other languages. He also took time to write his own books. In 1891, Alfred Garrioch returned to Manitoba, where he served at a few churches until he retired in 1905. Back in Manitoba, Garrioch enjoyed his retirement years by completing and publishing his books. Alfred Campbell Garrioch passed away in Winnipeg, on the 3rd of December, 1934.
The restored St. Charles Mission Church at Dunvegan.